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I just bought a new belt, put it on, took two swipes, smelled burnt rubber again. My new belt broke. Why?

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The beater bar is probably not turning. It get's jammed up with hair and strings and Christmas icicles and anything else on the floor. Taking the bar out and cutting all the stuff off is the easiest way to clear it. Make sure it turns freely before you hook the belt to it again and watch it when you turn it on to see if it's turning.

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